Tsai blasts Han for 'chickens,' 'causing trouble' comments about Taiwan's migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) to task for his reference to migrant workers as "c...

Filipina Instagrammer 'hurt' by Han's 'chickens' comments about Taiwan's migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Filipina Instagrammer Shaira Habon said that she was "very hurt" by itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's reference t...

NIA says Taiwan's migrant workers should not be 'insulted' after Han's 'chickens' comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) referred to migrant workers as "chickens" last week and on Wedn...

Han says he won't accept migrants 'causing trouble' in Taiwan after 'chickens' comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu is sure to stir more controversy after he said he will not accept migrants who "...

Taiwan to deport Vietnamese woman third time for illegal stay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Vietnamese woman paid a total of US$15,000 (NT$471,500) to enter Taiwan and find illegal work twice after already having been deported once, the NIA said Saturday (Augus...

Taiwan detains 14 illegal workers from Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) found and detained 14 illegal workers from Indonesia in an old house in Changhua County. The NIA office in Tainan received a tip a...

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump's reelection announcement in Florida on Tuesday are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will pe...

413 Vietnamese, Indonesian illegal workers arrested in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Saturday (June 15), Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) arrested 413 migrant workers for working illegally, with the majority being Vietnamese and Indonesian nati...

Spain's 'Sea of Plastic': Where Europe gets its produce, migrants get exploited

The sun has yet to rise and two dozen migrant workers have already gathered at a roundabout in El Ejido, a town of about 90,000 people and the epicenter of Almeria's agricultural industry. Each mo...

Half of missing Vietnamese found: Taiwan National Immigration Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Half of the more than 100 Vietnamese who disappeared shortly after arriving in Kaohsiung last month have been found, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Friday. A tota...

Taiwan finds illegal Vietnamese worker hiding inside refrigerator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During the government campaign to locate more than 100 missing Vietnamese, police found a Vietnamese man hiding inside a refrigerator, reports said Tuesday. Last month, 152 V...

Taiwan extends relaxed punishment for foreigners who overstay visa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foreigners who self report that they have overstayed their visa will face a reduced penalty until June 30, 2019, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced today. ...

Taiwan mulls new measures to clamp down on illegal foreign workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After 152 Vietnamese tourists went missing, the government was considering tougher measures, including checks on return tickets and hotel bookings, reports said Saturday. Top...

Taiwan minister wants visa waiver for travelers from Vietnam and Indonesia: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to stop an expected fall in the number of tourists visiting Taiwan this year, Minister without Portfolio Chang Jing-sen (張景森) is expected to propose giving a visa...

New documentary unveils the life of Vietnamese migrant workers In Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 50-minute documentary which revealed the condition of labor export in Taiwan and demonstrated the life of the undocumented labors in Taiwan, has attracted enormous atten...